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Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Mary’s Hands considers customer privacy and security a top priority.  As such we wanted to provide you important information on our policies.

This Privacy Policy describes the practices, policies, and procedures related to our website located at (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), including the types of personal information we collect on the Website, how we may use that information, with whom we share it, and the choices you have regarding our collection, use, and disclosure of your information. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our online information-gathering and dissemination practices occurring on our Website, and does not apply to any of our practices conducted offline or on any of our other websites. By visiting any of our Website, you are accepting the practices, policies and procedures described in this Privacy Policy, and you are further indicating that you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. The date this Privacy Policy was last updated is stated at the end of this document.

How To Contact Us

Mary’s Hands is the owner and operator of the Website. If you need to contact us for any reason related to this Privacy Policy or your use of the Website, or you would like to request that you be removed from our database, please contact us through the contact us form options.

Purpose for Information Collection.

As noted below, you may visit our Website without being required to provide us with any personally identifying information.  However, should you decide to provide such information, the information we collect will be used to meet your requests, or to provide you with the applicable functionalities, information, products or service requested, and as further described below.


The Information We Collect

Personal Information You Provide And How It Is Used: You may freely visit our Website anonymously and without being required to provide us with any personal information, and without being required to register. However, certain services, requests and features do require that you provide us with some personally identifying information (which may include, but not limited to, name, address, email), in order for us to respond to your contact us requests. Providing any of this information is voluntary. Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact you.  Please do not send confidential information to us. 


We collect personally identifiable information to respond to inquiries and handle donations. We may provide email, social media, or newsletters. If we do so, those are covered in this Privacy Policy as well. Specifically, this includes collecting personally identifiable information as follows:


Email/enewsletter; Content Resources: If you opt to sign up for any of our email newsletters that may be offered on any of our Website – or opt to subscribe to any one of our “content feeds” –  we will ask you to provide certain personally identifying information, including your name and email address.  You may unsubscribe from these emails at any time by using the link provided in the footer of all such emails.


Donate:  Our Website may offer visitors the option to make a donation.  If you make a donation through our Website via the “donate” option, you will be asked to provide certain personally identifying information, such as your phone number, name and home address, as well as your credit card billing information, in order to process the donation. The credit card information that you provide at the time of donation is used only to process your donation (and may be used again if you opt to make recurring donations) and will not be stored or used for any other purpose.


How We Use Personal Information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • As further described in this Privacy Policy, or as specified at the time that we collect your personal information on the Website.

  • Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose specified when the information was gathered.


How do we protect your information? 

We implement a variety of industry standard security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. However, no website, application or transmission can guarantee security. Thus, while we have established and maintain what we believe to be reasonable procedures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personally identifying information obtained through the Website and we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.  


Third Party Website

We also provide links to a variety of third-party social media sites and/or website – such as Facebook and Instagram in order to provide you additional venues in which you can learn about and discuss the activities of Mary’s Hands. We also provide links to provide you with additional resources or information – such as job postings, classifieds, etc.  Please note that unless otherwise indicated we have no affiliation with any of these other website that you may visit via any such links, and cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection, use, and disclosure practices of such third parties; we encourage you to review and understand their privacy practices and policies, if any, prior to providing any personally identifying information to them. We are not responsible for the content or information of these websites, any products, services, advertising or opportunities that may be offered through these websites, or any other use of the linked website.


Can I opt-out of Mary’s Hands newsletters or other mailings?

You may opt-out or unsubscribe from a Mary’s Hands newsletter, email or mailing. To unsubscribe, please click the unsubscribe link featured at the bottom of the newsletter you received by e-mail or notify us through the contact us page.


Do we disclose any information to outside parties? 

We may disclose all of the information (described herein) that we collect, as stated in this Privacy Policy including in accordance with the terms set forth in this section.  Otherwise, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, and we require these parties to agree to keep your information confidential. We may also share your personally identifiable information if it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Mary’s Hands the merger of Mary’s Hands into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Mary’s Hands is not the survivor.   We may also share your personally identifiable information if  required or permitted to do so for any or all of the following reasons: (i) to comply with a subpoena, legal process, government request or any other legal obligation, (ii) to prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Website or our network, and/or (iii) to protect the rights, privacy, property, business, or safety of Mary’s Hands, its partners and employees, the visitors of the Website, or the public.  Please note that 
non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.


California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.


Access To Personally Identifiable Information; Withdrawal Of Consent

Upon request Mary’s Hands will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information – or request that we stop any processing of your personal information – by contacting us by mail or through the contact us page. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.


Data Retention

We will retain your information only for as long as is reasonable and customary given the nature of the relationship you have with Mary’s Hands. Please note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes such as donor and volunteer names, etc, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed from such locations. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We have a data retention and destruction plan that dictates the policies and procedures related to deletion and/or destruction of all information/data. 


Transfer Of Information/Data To Other Countries

Please note that our Platform is hosted in the United States and is governed by United States law. If you are visiting the Platform from outside the United States, please be aware that your information will be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using the Platform, you consent to your information being transferred to our facilities and to the facilities of those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.


Children and Privacy 

We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors to our Website that are less than 16 years of age. If you are under the age of 16, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you while accessing/viewing our Website.  If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 16 years of age and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us and we will promptly address your concern.


The Right To Lodge A Complaint

Please note that if you are an EU resident, you have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of your information/data with a supervisory authority.


Changes To Our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check back regularly to see if there have been any changes to this policy, which you can determine by reviewing the Effective Date listed below. By continuing to use the Website after those changes become effective, you consent and agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.  


This Privacy Policy is effective as January 24th 2023.

Contacting Us 
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the contact us section of our Website.

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